Traveling by train from Rome to Naples is an easy and comfortable journey. The distance from Rome to Naples is 140 miles and many Freccia high-speed trains make the trip in just 1 hour and 10 minutes. Ticket prices on this route range between $15 and $77 US.
The Rome to Naples train takes you south through Italy’s scenic Lazio and Campania regions. Most trains on this route are direct, however some regional trains stop in Latina or Cassino. You may be required to change trains if you’re traveling on one of the slower, less expensive regional trains.
Rome to Naples train times
Trenitalia trains leave Rome Termini station two or three times per hour for Naples Centrale — averaging 96 trains per day. The earliest Trenitalia train to Naples leaves Rome Termini station at 5:31 a.m. The last train to Naples leaves Rome Termini at 11:58 p.m.
Note that weekends and holidays typically mean less frequent service and sometimes longer travel times.
Amenities on the Freccia trains between Rome and Naples
Many of Trenitalia’s Freccia AV trains make the journey between Rome and Naples in just 1 hour and 10 minutes, traveling up to 155 miles per hour.
Italy’s high-speed trains are equipped with air conditioning and electrical outlets at your seat to charge devices. There is WiFi on Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains, but the signal will drop in tunnels and at stations. Expect a cafe car on every train, as well as food cart that brings snacks, sandwiches and beverages to your seat. At the end of each car you’ll find a restroom and plenty of racks to store large luggage.
Termini is Rome’s large, international train station and the main transportation hub for public transportation in Rome. Located in the center of the city, Roma Termini provides daily service to all major Italian cities as well as many major European cities. From Termini you can also catch the Leonardo Express train to Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino airport.
Naples Centrale station is the hub for rail lines throughout southern Italy. From here, travelers can access the Circumvesuviana trains that connect Naples with Sorrento, Pompeii, Herculaneum and other towns. As Naples’ main railway station, Centrale provides direct access to the city’s metro system via the underground Napoli Piazza Garibaldi station.